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RE: SSML 2.3.2 mark Element. Clarification please

From: <David.Pawson@rnib.org.uk>
Date: Mon, 11 Aug 2003 08:47:55 +0100
Message-ID: <9B66BBD37D5DD411B8CE00508B69700F049E1B7F@pborolocal.rnib.org.uk>
To: burnett@nuance.com
Cc: www-voice@w3.org

If you deem it to be out of scope of SSML then fine.
I'm less convinced that SSML provides the triggers
to enable this functionality.

I take this as a use case that you are rejecting.
OK.

I would request that this use case be considered for
the requirements for the next issue.

Regards DaveP




> The capability you have described is outside the scope of the 
> SSML language itself, but it is conceivable that an 
> application or a processor using SSML can make use of the 
> marks to accomplish this with a bit of application 
> development work, say in an embedding environment such as 
> SMIL or VoiceXML.
> 
> If there is a problem with this, please let us know as soon 
> as possible.  If we do not hear
> from you within 14 days, we will assume this is fine.
> 
> -- Dan Burnett
> Synthesis Team Leader, VBWG
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: David.Pawson@rnib.org.uk [mailto:David.Pawson@rnib.org.uk]
> Sent: Thursday, January 16, 2003 6:57 AM
> To: www-voice@w3.org
> Subject: SSML 2.3.2 mark Element. Clarification please
> 
> 
> 
> Our use case, www.rnib.org.uk is to produce globs of analogue audio
> on either CD or audio compact cassette for delivery to our customers.
> 
> Whichever media, we need to be able to set it off playing, and have
> the application stop when the 2 hours or 45 mins is reached.
> 
> Could anyone say if this is possible using the mark element?
> something along the lines of guess the likely stopping places around
> the 45 mins point, then have a system event do something to wake the
> operator up / send an email or something. 
> 
> Waiting around for 22 hours of audio to play out is kinda wasteful :-)
> Any feedback appreciated.
> 
> Regards DaveP.
> 
> **** snip here *****
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